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Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois
Transcript of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois
-DuBois wanted higher leadership in education for African Americans.
- It was published in September 1903 Talented Tenth - Booker T, Washington was the founded of the institute and also built it.
- He founded the institute based on African American education.
-It was built in 1881.
-The school taught academic subjects as well as; farming, carpentry, brick making, shoe making, printing and cabinetmaking. Tuskegee Institute - Led by W.E.B. Du Bois
-The movement wanted full political, civil, and social rights for African Americans.
- Du Bois and other blacks met secretly at Niagara Falls to drew up a plan for aggressive action and demands
-National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Niagara Movement - The speech was given by Washington on September 18, 1895, in front of a white and African American audience at the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta.
- First first speech given by an African American man in front of a racially mixed audience in the South.
-Washington believed that through hard work and hard-earned respect, African Americans would gain the esteem of white society and eventually full citizenship. Atlanta Compromise - Washington was an alumni at the university.
- Washington graduated at the age of 16. Hampton University - Du Bois' received a Ph.D. in history from Harvard University.
-First African American to receive a Ph.D. from Harvard University Harvard University - Born free basically means not born into slavery.
- Du Bois was born free grew up in a community that experienced little racism.
- Washington was born a slave in Hale's Ford, Virginia
Born Free - This term basically means your parents were slaves at the time of your birth so you automatically became a slave.
- Washington was born a slave
-DuBois was born free and never experienced the slave life.
Born into Slavery Washington's view on how equality can be achieved Booker T. Washington focused on having education for African American's and not asking for equality from the whites. He just wanted help from the whites. He wanted acceptance for African Americans and their place on earth. DuBois's view on how equality can be achieved Dubois wanted the exact opposite he focused on a strategy called the gradualist political strategy.